Introduction

   It is the seat of North Phyongan Province and a border town. Lying in the lower reaches of the Amnok northwest of Korea, it is linked with Dandong, China by the Korea-China Friendship Bridge.

   In the city stand the statues of President Kim Il Sung and Chairman Kim Jong Il.

   Sinuiju is about 230 km from Pyongyang.

   Covering an area of about 180 square kilometres, it is an important gateway for tourist entry and exit.

   In the city there are modern factories for the machine-building industry, chemical industry and light industry and many facilities of science, education and culture.

Tourist attractions

Ponbu Kindergarten in Sinuiju

   The Ponbu Kindergarten in the city of Sinuiju proclaimed its founding on November 1, Juche 43 (1954), covering a total area of over 5 350㎡.

   Equipped with all the facilities needed for educating and edifying children, the 2-year course consists of a low grade and a high grade, embracing hundreds of children every year. It teaches the mother tongue, arithmetic, singing, dancing, drawing, physical culture and so on.

   The kindergarten is known throughout the country for having won awards at the annual national art festival of children. Teachers pay close attention to developing children’s artistic skills in accordance with their personalities and aptitudes. The artistic performance staged by the children gives a deep impression to the tourists.

   Their artistic skills have been fully appreciated at national-level artistic performances and events.